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Fort Hall Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

POCATELLO Joaquin Broncho, 19, of Fort Hall, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to voluntary manslaughter, U.

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Idaho Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Meth in Missoula

MISSOULA Alene, Idaho, was sentenced today in Missoula federal court for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

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Former Executive of Nuclear Power Company Sentenced

BOISE - Jennifer R. Ransom, 41, of Meridian, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 30 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release the first six months of which is home confinement--for the crime of securities fraud, U.

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Moscow Man Pleads Guilty to Interstate Communication of Threats

COEUR D'ALENE- Paul Jens Suggs, 19, of Moscow, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday to interstate communication of threats, U.

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Caldwell Man Sentenced to Prison for Gun Crime

BOISE Isaac Bright, 22, of Nampa, Idaho, was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for unlawful possession of a firearm, U.

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Uzbek National Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison on Terrorism Charges

Fazliddin Kurbanov, 33, an Uzbek national, was sentenced today to 25 years in federal prison by Senior U.

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Convicted Felon Sentenced to 86 Months for Firearm Possession

BOISE Alex Jones Bailey, 26, of Caldwell, Idaho, was sentenced today to 86 months in prison for unlawful possession of a firearm, U.

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Boston Mafia Associate Sentenced for Idaho Gun Charge

Enrico M. Ponzo, a/k/a Jay Shaw, a longtime fugitive from Boston, Massachusetts, who posed as a rancher while living on the run in Marsing, Idaho, was sentenced today to 46 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for unlawful possession of firearms, U.

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California Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

BOISE- Christopher Sheldon Miller, 40, of Union City, California, pleaded guilty on January 27, 2016, to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, U.

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Post Falls Banker Sentenced for Bank Fraud

COEUR D'ALENE- Randy Gard Teall, 67, of Post Falls, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 12 months and one day in prison followed by five years of supervised release for bank fraud, U.

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Owners of Saul Farms Plead Guilty

BOISE - Bernard Saul, 58, of Bliss, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to wire fraud and money laundering, U.

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Information: Federal Court Arraignments

The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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Idaho Residents are Targets of Telephone Scammers

BOISE s Office and the United States Marshals Service are advising Idaho residents to be aware of telephone calls threatening individuals of a pending arrest warrant.

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Coeur d’Alene Tribal Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault

COEUR D'ALENE - Jeremy J. Bohlman, 37, who lived on the Coeur d Alene Indian Reservation, was arrested yesterday on charges of aggravated sexual assault, U.

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Boston Mafia Associate Pleads Guilty to Idaho Gun Charge

BOISE- Enrico M. Ponzo, a/k/a Jay Shaw, a longtime fugitive from Boston, Massachusetts, who posed as a rancher while living on the run in Marsing, Idaho, pleaded guilty this afternoon in the U.

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California Man Sentenced to 70 Months on Gun and Drug Charges

BOISE Ronald Eugene Bohm, 50, from California, was sentenced yesterday to 70 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and possessing a machinegun, U.

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Sabol Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud in Connection with Fraudulent Auto Leasing Scheme

Nghia Thi Sabol, age 65, a Vietnamese citizen living in Salt Lake County, pleaded guilty to wire fraud in U.

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Man Sentenced for Stealing from the Nez Perce Indian Tribe

COEUR D'ALENE- Daniel Wayne Winslow, 32, of Clarkston, Washington, was sentenced today to five years of probation, U.

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Former Tribal Officer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Misdemeanor Assault

COEUR D'ALENE - Ramon L. Garcia, 31, of Plummer, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday in United States District Court to four months in prison for assault, U.

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International Operation Concludes in Montana, Convicts 21 Defendants of Child Pornography-Related Crimes

An international operation that led to the conviction of 21 defendants for child pornography-related crimes concluded today in the District of Montana.

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Burr Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Money Laundering in La Raza Street Gang Case

SALT LAKE CITY Wayne LeRoy Burr aka Miclo, age 32, of Salt Lake County, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin and money laundering in federal court Tuesday as a part of an investigation of drug trafficking activities involving La Raza, a local street gang.

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Shoshone Man Sentenced to 130 Years for Producing Child Pornography

BOISE William Roger Wilkinson, 54, of Shoshone, Idaho, was sentenced today to 130 years in federal prison for sexually exploiting an eight-year-old child on three occasions by using her to produce sexually explicit images, possessing child pornography and accessing child pornography with intent to view, U.

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Orofino Man Admits Illegal Gun Possession

COEUR D'ALENE - Stephen C. Walker, 23, of Orofino, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to unlawful possession of a firearm, U.

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President of Heir Location Services Provider to Plead Guilty for Agreement Not to Compete

Second Individual to Agree to Plead Guilty in Ongoing Investigation strong.

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Fort Hall Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault

POCATELLO Tanisha Phelps, 19, of Fort Hall, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to assault with a dangerous weapon, U.

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Fort Hall Man Pleads Guilty to Assault

POCATELLO Lyle Plentywounds, Sr. , 60, of Fort Hall, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to assault on an officer, U.

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Twin Falls County Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Possession of Firearms

BOISE Michael A. Southerland, 26, of Twin Falls County, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday in United States District Court to unlawful possession of firearms, U.

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California Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

BOISE- Cristopher Sheldon Miller, 41, of San Leandro, California, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 36 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identify theft, U.

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Bozeman Man Sentenced for Illegal Possession of an Unregistered Machine Gun

BILLINGS William Kristofer Wolf, 53, of Bozeman, Montana, was sentenced today in Billings federal court for the illegal possession of an unregistered machine gun.

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Information: Federal Court Arraignments

The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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Information: Federal Court Arraignments

The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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Montana U.S. Attorney’s Office and Missoula Police Department Host Regional Law Enforcement Training on Sex Trafficking

MISSOULA The U. S. Attorney Sex Trafficking: Investigation and Prosecution. s Montana Regional Violent Crime Task Force and the Montana Human Trafficking Task Force have also collaborated on the event.

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Former Idaho Construction Company President Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Scheme

The former president and majority stockholder of a construction company was sentenced to five years in prison today following her plea of guilty to filing a false tax return and her conviction by a jury of conspiracy to defraud the United States, wire fraud, mail fraud, false statements, interstate transportation of property taken by fraud, conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D.

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Fort Hall Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault on an Officer

POCATELLO Demetres Ish, 23, of Fort Hall, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to assault on an officer, U.

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Telephone Scammers Continue to Target Idaho Residents

BOISE s Office and the United States Marshals Service are advising Idaho residents to be aware of telephone calls threatening individuals of a pending arrest warrant.

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Methamphetamine Dealer Sentenced to Federal Prison

BOISE Clifford R. Crabtree, 32, of Caldwell, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 46 months in prison for distributing methamphetamine, U.

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Seven Arrested for Multi-State Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Ring

COEUR D- Seven people were arrested yesterday for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, distribution of controlled substances, and conspiracy to engage in money laundering, U.

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Information: Federal Court Arraignments

The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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Scobey Man Sentenced to Nine Years for Raping Woman in Wolf Point

GREAT FALLS - Joseph Dean Lee, 27, of Scobey, was sentenced for assault with the intent to commit aggravated sexual abuse and assault with the intent to commit abusive sexual contact on April 19, 2016.

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Information: Federal Court Arraignments

The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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Scam Using FBI Phone Number to Target College Students

The FBI Salt Lake City Division is warning consumers to be on alert for a recurring phone scam that primarily targets college students using the FBIs phone number on caller ID.

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Fort Hall Man Sentenced for Selling Meth

POCATELLO Charles Eugene Allhands, 52, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced today to eight months in prison for possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, U.

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Fort Hall Man Sentenced for Assault on an Officer and Illegal Possession of a Firearm

POCATELLO Raymond Hye Broncho, 40, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced today to 108 months in prison for assault on an officer with a dangerous weapon and illegal possession of a firearm by a drug user, U.

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Information: Federal Court Arraignments

The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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Nampa Man Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for Drug Charge and Obstruction of Justice

BOISE U. S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced today that Timothy Alan Butterbaugh, 46, of Nampa, Idaho, was sentenced to 63 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release for distribution of methamphetamine.

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Fort Hall Man Sentenced for Assault

POCATELLO Ivan Dixey, Jr. , 43, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Edward J.

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Bozeman Man Sentenced for Embezzling More Than $300,000 from Elderly and Disabled Clients

MISSOULAA Bozeman man was sentenced Thursday for embezzling over $300,000 entrusted to him by the Social Security Administration, the Veterans Administration, the U.

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Man Sentenced to 180 Months in Federal Prison for His Role in Drug Conspiracy

BOISEHernan Gomez-Gutierrez, 31, a Mexican National, was sentenced today to 180 months in prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, U.

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Missoula Man Gets Eight Years for Bakken Construction Fraud

MISSOULAJonathan Lee Oliver, a 41-year-old Missoula resident, was sentenced to 100 months in prison for diverting money he received from customers in eastern Montana, North Dakota, and other places, and using the money to buy himself a house, several vehicles, two jet skis, a luxury motor home, a diamond engagement ring, and various other items.

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Boise State Student Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Oxycodone

BOISEKevin Jeffrey Daniels, 19, of Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in the United States District Court to distributing oxycodone, U.

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Great Falls Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Offense

The United States Attorneys Office announced that Todd Allen Schmidt, 50, of Great Falls, was sentenced to 96 months in prison, to be followed by four years of supervised release, during a federal court session in Helena on May 7, 2014, before Senior U.

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Worley Man Sentenced for Stabbing

COEUR DAndrew Hunter Peone, 25, of Worley, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 33 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for assault with a dangerous weapon, U.

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Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Jail Deputy

BOISE s Deputy, announced U. S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson. On July 9, 2013, Hernandez and 10 others were indicted for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

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Second of Four Spice Conspirators Sentenced

BOISERobert Eoff, 31, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced today by U.

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Ronan Counselor Pleads Guilty to Fraudulently Submitting Federal Claims

MISSOULAA Ronan counselor who defrauded Medicaid of over $40,000 has pleaded guilty to federal charges alleging that he submitted fraudulent claims for counseling public school children whom he had never met.

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Fort Hall Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

POCATELLODulton Earl Johnson, 23, of Fort Hall, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday to assault resulting in serious bodily injury, U.

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Plummer Man Pleads Guilty to Strangulation Charge

COEUR D James Andrew Samuels, Jr. , 27, of Plummer, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to strangulation, U.

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Kamiah Man Found Guilty of Assaulting a Deputy

COEUR DAlene for assault resulting in serious bodily injury, U.

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Man Admits to Unlawful Possession of a Firearm on Kootenai Reservation

COEUR DWilliam Gene Andrews, 53, of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to unlawful possession of a firearm, U.

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Fort Peck Man Sentenced for Glass Bottle Stabbings

The United States Attorneys Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, Montana, on June 6, 2014, before U.

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Nampa Man Sentenced for Unlawfully Possessing Firearm

BOISEJuan Jose Sanchez, 23, of Nampa, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 41 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for unlawfully possessing a firearm, U.

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Oregon Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse

COEUR DMichael Anthony Wheeler, 21, of Troutdale, Oregon, was sentenced yesterday to 144 months in prison followed by seven years of supervised release for sexual abuse of a minor, U.

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U.S. Attorney for Idaho Names Election Day Contacts

BOISE United States Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced today that Assistants United States Attorney (AUSAs) Jack Haycock, Ray Patricco and Nancy Cook will lead the efforts of her Office in connection with the Justice Department s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 4, 2014, general elections.

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Final DBSI Executive Sentenced

BOISEGary Wayne Bringhurst, 47, of Highland, Utah, was sentenced today to five years of probation, a condition of which is 60 days of intermittent imprisonment, for conspiracy to commit securities fraud, U.

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Idaho Falls/St. Anthony Woman Indicted for Investment Fraud Scheme

BOISELois Davis, 59, of Idaho Falls, and formerly of St.

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Georgia Resident Sentenced to 78 Months in Federal Prison for Role in Investment Fraud Scheme

SALT LAKE CITY Martin A. Pool, age 44, of Atlanta, Georgia, who pleaded guilty in May to securities fraud and money laundering in connection with an investment fraud scheme related to a real estate project in Vernal, Utah, will serve 78 months in federal prison.

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Former Executives of Nuclear Power Company Indicted

BOISE, ID Donald L. Gillispie, 71, of Meridian, Idaho, and Jennifer R. Ransom, 40, of Meridian, Idaho, were indicted November 13, 2014, by a federal grand jury sitting in Boise.

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Investment Adviser Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Client of More Than $800,000

COEUR D s account, U. S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Jackson, an investment advisor, was indicted by a federal grand Jury in Coeur d Alene on August 19, 2014.

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Nampa Man Admits Unlawfully Possessing a Firearm

BOISE, IDJuan Jose Sanchez, 23, of Nampa, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to one count of unlawfully possessing a firearm, U.

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Final Defendant Sentenced in Large Drug and Gun Case

BOISEScott Vicente Hernandez, 43, of Oakland California, was sentenced today to 46 months in prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and for assaulting an officer, U.

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Iowa Company and Top Executives Plead Guilty in Connection with Distribution of Adulterated Eggs

WASHINGTON DeCoster, and Peter DeCoster pleaded guilty today in federal court in Sioux City, Iowa, in connection with the distribution of adulterated eggs in interstate commerce.

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Wendy J. Olson, United States Attorney for the District of Idaho, and Jay Kiiha, Valley County Prosecuting Attorney, Jointly Announce Criminal Charges Not Warranted in FBI Agents’ Shooting of James DiMaggio Last August

Based upon the information reviewed from the FBI Inspection Division shooting incident inquiry, including the autopsy report and post-rescue interview of the 16-year-old victim and evidence gathered by the Valley County Sheriffs Office have determined that the shooting by FBI Hostage Rescue Team agents on August 10, 2013, near Cascade, Idaho, resulting in the death of James DiMaggio, does not warrant federal or state criminal prosecution.

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Nampa Woman Arrested on Charge of Use of Interstate Commerce Facilities in the Commission of Murder-for-Hire

BOISEMonique Christine Martinez, 32, of Nampa, Idaho, made an initial appearance this morning in Boise on a complaint charging her with using interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire.

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Shawn Augare Sentenced to Prison for Bank Fraud

The United States Attorney supervised release, a special assessment of $100, and restitution of $6,460.

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First Rider Sentenced for Assaulting Federal Prison Guards

The United States Attorneys Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, Montana, on May 12, 2014, before U.

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Tribal Member Admits to Smoke Shop Burglary

COEUR DJoseph Reno Stensgar, 36, of Plummer, Idaho, pleaded guilty on August 19, 2014 to burglary, U.

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Meridian Woman Sentenced for Bank Robbery

COEUR DJennifer Lillian Balfe, 19, of Meridian, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to 27 months in prison for bank robbery, U.

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Boise Man Sentenced for Assault on Minor

BOISEWinters War Eagle, 22, of Owyhee, Nevada, was sentenced today to six months in federal prison followed by one year supervised release, of which 180 days could be served in a half-way house, with up to $2,000 in restitution, for Simple Assault of a Person under the Age of 16 years, U.

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Orofino Man Sentenced in Theft Conspiracy

COEUR D Joseph G. Walker, 21, of Orofino, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday in United States District Court to nine months supervised release and $100 special assessment, U.

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Caldwell Man Sentenced on Gun Charge

BOISENathan John Vert, 30, of Caldwell, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 57 months for unlawfully possessing a firearm, U.

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California Man Convicted of Concealing Thunderbird in Montana Bankruptcy Case

MISSOULAFollowing a two-day trial for concealing a 1957 Thunderbird and another vehicle from a bankruptcy trustee, Timothy James Pulliam, 65, of La Mesa, California, was convicted by a Montana jury of concealing property and making false statements under oath related to his bankruptcy proceeding.

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Caldwell Man Sentenced to 60 Months for Possessing a Sawed-Off Shotgun

BOISEAnthony Michael Payment, 21, of Caldwell, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 60 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for possessing an unregistered firearm, a sawed-off shotgun, U.

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Meridian Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

COEUR DJennifer Lillian Balfe, 19, of Meridian, Idaho, pleaded guilty on August 19, 2014, to bank robbery, U.

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Kootenai Tribal Member Sentenced for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

COEUR DWilliam Gene Andrews, 54, of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday in United States District Court to 21 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, U.

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David Lewis Sentenced to More Than 17 Years for Fort Peck Murder

GREAT FALLSA 51-year-old Brockton man who stabbed and killed a 21-year-old on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation was sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison.

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Plummer Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Assault

COEUR D Desmond J. Seyler, 26, of Plummer, Idaho, pleaded guilty on August 12, 2014 to assault resulting in serious bodily injury, U.

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Washington Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault and Causing Serious Bodily Injury

COEUR DMarisa Belle Hawk, 28, of Wapato, Washington, pleaded guilty today to assault with a serious bodily injury, U.

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Utah Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime for Threatening Interracial Family

WASHINGTONThe Department of Justice announced that Robert Keller, 70, pleaded guilty in the U.

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Boise Man Sentenced for Unlawfully Possessing Ammunition

BOISEMichael Sean Crist, 46, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 44 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for unlawfully possessing ammunition, U.

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Former Lewiston City Councilman Sentenced on Federal Child Pornography Charge

COEUR D Matthew P. Carlson, 31, of Orofino, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to 36 months in prison, followed by 10 years supervised release for possession of sexually explicit images of minors, U.

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Lamberts Plead Guilty to Embezzlement from Town of Brockton

GREAT FALLSFour members of a Brockton family have entered felony guilty pleas in connection with the embezzlement of $132,564 in municipal monies belonging to the Town of Brockton by former business manager Desiree Lambert.

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Eleven Men Sentenced to Prison in Connection with International Child Exploitation Enterprise

WASHINGTONEleven men have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in an international child pornography network operated online, which was targeted by state and federal investigators and prosecutors participating in Operation Kingdom Conqueror.

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Nevada Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charges in Idaho

BOISESadith Chavez-Perez, 23, of Las Vegas, Nevada, pleaded guilty yesterday in United States District Court to distribution of methamphetamine, U.

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California Investment Manager Sentenced to 225 Months in Prison in $33 Million Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTONA California investment manager was sentenced yesterday to serve 225 months in prison for orchestrating a $33 million Ponzi scheme resulting in $15.

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Second of Five Spice Conspirators Sentenced

BOISETroy Palmer, 43, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced today to 40 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to launder money, U.

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Nez Perce Tribal Member Sentenced for Assaulting Officers

COEUR DRobert Wesley Warden, 49, of Kamiah, Idaho, was sentenced today in federal court to 10 months in prison for assaulting three law enforcement officers, U.

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Bozeman Man Gets 10 Years for Child Pornography Offense

The United States Attorney supervised release by U.

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Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Marijuana

BOISE, IDLuke Michael Marria, 19, of Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday in the United States District Court to distributing marijuana, U.

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Coeur d’Alene Man Sentenced for Possessing Sexually Explicit Images of Minors

COEUR DAlene, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 70 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession of sexually explicit images of minors, U.

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Worley Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Man with a Dangerous Weapon

COEUR DAndrew Hunter Peone, 25, of Worley, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to assault with a dangerous weapon, U.

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Grand Jury Indicts Nampa Woman on Charge of Use of Interstate Commerce Facilities in the Commission of Murder-for-Hire

BOISE, IDMonique Christine Martinez, 33, of Nampa, Idaho, was indicted on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, by the federal grand jury on one count of using interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire, U.

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Grand Jury Indicts Shoshone Man for Producing, Viewing, and Transporting Child Pornography

BOISEWilliam Roger Wilkinson, 53, of Shoshone, Idaho, was indicted August 12, 2014, by a federal grand jury for two counts of sexual exploitation of children, one count of access with intent to view child pornography, and one count of transportation of child pornography in interstate commerce, U.

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Washington Man Admits to Distributing Oxycodone

BOISE, IDTyler Goodwin, 28, of Shelton, Washington, pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to distributing oxycodone, U.

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Utah Resident Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison for Role in Investment Fraud Scheme

SALT LAKE CITY Armand R. Franquelin, age 57, of Liberty, Utah, who pleaded guilty in May to securities fraud and money laundering in connection with an investment fraud scheme related to a real estate project in Vernal, Utah, will serve 57 months in federal prison.

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Bonners Ferry Men Arraigned on Indictment for Violent ATM Theft in McCall and ATM Thefts in Boise, Meridian, Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming

BOISENathan Paul Davenport, 34, and Matthew Taber Annable, 39, both formerly of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, were arraigned today in Boise by United States Magistrate Judge Mikel H.

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Two Florida Women Plead Guilty to Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft in Check Cashing Scheme

BOISE Jennifer A. Gallagher, 31, of Margate, Florida, and Danielle M. Cook, 28, of Pembrooke Pines, Florida, both pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to one count of bank fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft, U.

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Federal Grand Jury Returns 38-Count Indictment in Connection with Alleged Investment Scheme Involving Sports Drink

SALT LAKE CITYA federal grand jury returned a 38-count indictment Wednesday afternoon charging Randy Olshen, age 51, of Newport Beach, Calif.

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North Dakota Man Gets 30 Years for Trafficking More Than 30 Pounds of Meth in Bakken Area

BUTTE, MOA 48-year-old Minot, North Dakota man who trafficked over 34 pounds in and around Montana was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison.

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Coeur D’Alene Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Pornography

COEUR DAlene, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday in United States District Court to 60 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release for possession of sexually explicit images of minors, U.

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Kamiah Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Deputy

COEUR DPaul Lee Oatman, 33 of Kamiah, Idaho, was sentenced to 36 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for assault resulting in serious bodily injury, U.

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Former Coeur d’Alene Tribal Employee Admits to Theft

COEUR DAngeline Morago George, 37, of Plummer, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to seven months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for theft from a tribal organization, U.

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Foster Mother Sentenced to Prison for Beating Infant with a Baby Bottle

GREAT FALLSs Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, Montana, on September 11, 2014, before U.

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Bozeman Woman Sentenced for Impersonating a Federal Officer

The United States Attorneys Office announced that during a federal court session in Butte on April 25, 2014, before U.

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One of Four Spice Conspirators Sentenced

BOISE William B. Mabry, 46, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced today by U. S. District Court Judge Edward J. Lodge to 24 months in prison for conspiring to commit money laundering, U.

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Blackfeet TANF Scheme Leads to 30 Months in Federal Custody

The United States Attorneys Office announced that SANDRA MARIE SANDERVILLE, 58, of Browning, was sentenced on June 12, 2014, to 30 months in federal prison, to be followed by two-and-one-half years of supervised release, by U.

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Former Eagle Resident Sentenced to 96 Months in Prison for Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

BOISE Gerald Lee Farrell, Jr. , 47, formerly of Eagle, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boise to 96 months in prison on charges of interstate travel with a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity and possessing sexually explicit images of minors, U.

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Woman Sentenced for Assault and Causing Serious Bodily Injury

COEUR DMarisa Belle Hawk, 28, of Wapato, Washington, was sentenced yesterday to 85 months in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon, U.

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Former Blackfeet Po’Ka Project Officials Sentenced for Massive Grant Fraud

GREAT FALLSKa Project, a multi-million dollar federally funded effort to address the needs of troubled youth on the reservation, were sentenced in federal court in Great Falls by U.

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Doctor Indicted for Controlled Substance Delivery

COEUR D Dr. Rafael Beier, 60, of Kingston, Idaho, pleaded not guilty on June 20, 2014, to a grand jury indictment charging him with unlawful distribution of a controlled substance.

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Two Individuals Plead Guilty to Securities Fraud, Money Laundering in Connection with Investment Scheme

SALT LAKE CITY Martin A. Pool, age 44, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Armand R. Franquelin, age 57, of Liberty, Utah, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and money laundering Wednesday afternoon in U.

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Blackfeet Law Enforcement Officer Sentenced to Prison

GREAT FALLS, MOs Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, Montana, on June 23, 2014, before U.

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Boise Woman Sentenced to 92 Months in Prison for Drug Charge

BOISEErica Michelle Luna, 34, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced to 92 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for distribution of methamphetamine, U.

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Pocatello Man Indicted on Two Counts of Bank Robbery with the Use of a Dangerous Weapon

POCATELLORandy Ted Jordan, 44, of Pocatello, Idaho, and formerly of Montana, was indicted on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, by the federal grand jury on two counts of bank robbery with the use of a dangerous weapon, U.

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Houston Investment Manager Sentenced to 56 Months in Prison for Orchestrating $72 Million Ponzi Scheme

WASHINGTONA Houston investment manager was sentenced yesterday to serve 56 months in prison for orchestrating a $72 million investment fraud scheme resulting in approximately $40 million in losses to investors.

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Poplar Man Gets 20 Years for Rape, Assault, and Burglary

The United States Attorneys Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, Montana, on June 6, 2014, before U.

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Lapwai Man Pleads Guilty to Failing to Appear

COEUR DDelbert Daniel George, 30, of Lapwai, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday to failing to appear for sentencing, U.

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Federal Judge Convicts Kamiah Man of Assaulting Officers

COEUR DAlene convicted Robert Wesley Warden, 49, of Kamiah, Idaho, of five counts of assault for assaulting a Kamiah Marshal and two Nez Perce Tribal officers, U.

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Plummer Man Sentenced for Aggravated Assault

COEUR D Joseph L. James, 30, of Plummer, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 30 months in prison followed by three years supervised release for assault resulting in serious bodily injury, U.

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Former Oklahoma State University Professor Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

GREAT FALLSs Office today announced that Gary Joseph Conti, 68, of Three Forks, a former Oklahoma State University professor who was part of a multi-million-dollar tribal corruption and fraud case on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, was sentenced to five years in federal prison, $1.

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Federal Law Enforcement Leaders Meet to Support the U.S. Attorney’s Guardians Project

GREAT FALLSs anti-corruption strike-force known as the Guardians.

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Lame Deer Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Triple Stabbing

The United States Attorneys Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, Montana, on June 6, 2014, before U.

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Las Vegas Man Sentenced for Multi-State Series of ATM Thefts

BOISEClarence Edward Lancaster, 57, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced today in United States District Court for 21 ATM thefts, resulting in over $200,000 of loss and damage, U.

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Havre Psychologist Pleads Guilty to Bribery and Tax Fraud

The United States Attorneys Office announced that Dr.

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Boise Man Admits Unlawfully Possessing Ammunition

BOISEMichael Sean Crist, 46, of Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to one count of unlawfully possessing ammunition, U.

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Fort Hall Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer

POCATELLOCody Preacher, 20, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to five months in prison, followed by six months in a residential rehabilitation center, and three years of supervised release for assaulting a federal officer, U.

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Two Idaho Men Indicted on Hate Crime Charges

WASHINGTONs Civil Rights Division and U.

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Crawford Sentenced in the District of Montana for One of First Strangulation Convictions in the Country

The United States Attorney supervised release, and a special assessment of $100 during a federal court hearing in Great Falls, Montana, on March 18, 2014, before U.

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Fort Hall Man Sentenced to 27 Months for Involuntary Manslaughter

POCATELLOIan Jack Crooked Arm, a/k/a Ian Sittre, 27, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 27 months in prison, U.

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Fort Hall Man Sentenced for Possessing Sawed-Off Shotgun

POCATELLOArriyon Meeks-Ortiz, 34, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday in United States District Court to 40 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for possession of an unregistered firearm, U.

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Fort Hall Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact of Minor

POCATELLOAustin Del Broncho-Timbana, 21, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 15 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for abusive sexual contact, U.

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Worley Man Pleads Guilty to Theft from the Benewah Market

COEUR DAdam Lee SiJohn, 26, of Worley, Idaho, Pleaded Guilty Today to Theft From a Tribal Organization, U.

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Las Vegas Woman Sentenced for Meth Distribution

BOISEPerez, 23, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced today to 71 months for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, U.

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Lewiston Man Pleads Guilty to Assault

COEUR D James Spencer, Jr. , 33, of Lewiston, Idaho, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for assault resulting in serious bodily injury, U.

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Plummer Man Sentenced for Meth Trafficking

COEUR DRaymond Henry Lowley, III, 36, of Plummer, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 46 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release for distribution of methamphetamine, U.

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Tribal Member Sentenced for Smoke Shop Burglary

COEUR DJoseph Reno Stensgar, 36, of Plummer, Idaho, was sentenced to 21 months in prison for theft from the Stubby Lake Smoke Sho.

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Pimentel-Lopez Gets 20 Years for Trafficking 10 Pounds of Meth in Butte

BUTTE, MOJesus Pimentel-Lopez, of Aguililla, Mexico, was sentenced to 240 months in prison today in United States District Court in Butte on conspiracy charges relating to the possession and distribution of methamphetamine.

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California Investment Manager Found Guilty After Trial of Leading $33 Million Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTONA California investment manager was found guilty in federal district court in Salt Lake City, Utah for his role in a $33 million investment fraud scheme.

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Nevada Man Pleads Guilty to Assault on a Person

BOISEWinters War Eagle, 22, of Owyhee, Nevada, pleaded guilty today to simple assault on a person who has not attained the age of 16 years, U.

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Pocatello Man Indicted for Stalking and Using Interstate Communication to Hire Someone to Harm His Ex-Wife

COEUR DAlene yesterday on charges of interstate communication of a threat of bodily injury and stalking, U.

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Nampa Woman Sentenced to 90 Months in Prison for Using Interstate Commerce Facilities to Hire Someone to Kill Her Husband

BOISE, IDMonique Christine Martinez, 33, of Nampa, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to 90 months in prison for use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire, U.

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Two Caldwell Men Admit to Unlawfully Possessing Firearms

BOISE, IDGustavo Collado Rodriguez, 19, and David Angel Prieto, 22, both of Caldwell, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to unlawfully possessing firearms, U.

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Travis Cruz Sentenced to 198 Months in Federal Prison After Pleading Guilty to Possession of Methamphetamine

SALT LAKE CITYTravis Javier Cruz, age 38, of the Salt Lake City area, who traveled to California in October 2014 to pick up 73.

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Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

COEUR DRandy Gard Teall, 67, of Post Falls, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to bank fraud, U.

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Three Defendants Sentenced in Conspiracy to Advertise Child Pornography in Connection with Web-Based Bulletin Board

Three defendants were sentenced for their roles in an international child pornography web-based bulletin board that was targeted by state and federal investigators and prosecutors participating in Operation Moon Runner.

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Kamiah Man Admits to Threat with Gun

COEUR D Norton Wesley Blackeagle, Jr. , 33, of Kamiah, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to assault with a dangerous weapon, U.

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Lambert Family Sentenced to Federal Prison for Brockton Embezzlement Scheme

GREAT FALLSFour members of a Brockton family were sentenced to federal prison terms today for their role in the embezzlement of over $130,000 from the Town of Brockton on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, the latest development in the ongoing probe into public corruption involving federally funded programs known as the Guardians Project.

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Grand Jury Returns 15-Count Indictment Charging Curtis DeYoung with Mail Fraud in Connection with Fraud Scheme

SALT LAKE CITYA federal grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday afternoon charging Curtis Lynn DeYoung, age 58, of Draper, Utah, who acted as president and Chief Executive Officer of American Pensions Services (APS) with 15 counts of mail fraud.

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Fort Hall Man Indicted for Murder

POCATELLOJoaquin Broncho, 18, of Fort Hall, Idaho, has been indicted in the August 29, 2014, stabbing death of Joey Runninghorse, U.

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Idaho Falls/St. Anthony Woman Sentenced in Investment Fraud Scheme

POCATELLO, IDLois Davis, 60, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and formerly of St.

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Worley Man Sentenced for Theft from the Benewah Market

COEUR DAdam Lee SiJohn, 26, of Worley, Idaho, was sentenced today to six months in prison for his part in the theft of more than $22,000 from the Benewah Market in Plummer, Idaho, U.

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Grand Jury Returns Indictment Charging Jason Llewelyn with Embezzling Money from Programs Receiving Federal Funds

SALT LAKE CITYA grand jury returned a one-count indictment Tuesday afternoon charging Jason Thomas Llewelyn, age 45, of Helper, Utah, with theft from programs receiving federal funds.

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California Man Sentenced for Sex Trafficking in Billings

BILLINGS, MTTaj Tesfaye Hayes, 39, of Oceanside, California, was sentenced today in Billings federal court to prostitution-related racketeering charges.

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Browning Bank Robber Sentenced to 17 Years in Federal Prison

GREAT FALLSto 210 months in federal prison for robbing the Native American Bank in Browning in March of last year, according to the U.

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Federal Jury Convicts Washington, D.C.-Area Man of Defrauding Montana Charity

BUTTE, MT Johnson, 48, of Silver Spring, Maryland, of wire fraud.

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John Huggins Sentenced to 27 Months in Federal Prison for Possession of an Unregistered Destructive Device

SALT LAKE CITYJohn Huggins, 48, of Tremonton, Utah, who pleaded guilty in February to possession of an unregistered destructive device, was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison Thursday afternoon in U.

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Nampa Woman Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Methamphetamine

BOISETara Noelle Rivera, 30, of Nampa, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boise to distribution of methamphetamine, U.

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Roy Resident Pleads Guilty to Robbery, Firearms Violation; Plea Agreement Includes 180-Month Prison Sentence

SALT LAKE CITYJustin Andrew Adams, age 32, of Roy, charged in a federal indictment returned in November 2014 with three Weber County robberies and three firearms violations, pleaded guilty in U.

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Day Trader Sentenced in Investment Fraud Scheme

POCATELLOMichael Justin Hoopes, 41, of Rexburg, Idaho, was sentenced today to 24 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, including 200 hours of community service, for wire fraud and monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity, U.

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Tensed Man Sentenced for Assault

COEUR DMark Allen Daves, 51, of Tensed, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States Magistrate Court for assault, U.

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Last of Four Spice Conspirators Sentenced

BOISE, IDMark Ciccarello, 37, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced today in U.

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Lapwai Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing a Child

COEUR DRobert William McAllaster, 50, of Lapwai, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to sexual abuse of a child, U.

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Lapwai Man Sentenced for Making False Statements to a Federal Official and Failing to Appear

COEUR DDelbert Daniel George, 31, of Lapwai, Idaho, was sentenced today to 57 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for making false statements to a federal official and failing to appear in court, U.

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Lapwai Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Sexually Abusing a Child

COEUR DRobert William McAllaster, 50, of Lapwai, Idaho, was sentenced today to 180 months in prison for sexual abuse of a child, U.

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First Charges Brought in Investigation of Collusion Among Heir Location Services Firms

WASHINGTON s Antitrust Division. Bradley N. Davis, president of Brandenburger Davis, and his firm will plead guilty to conspiring between 2003 and 2012 to eliminate competition in the heir location services industry.

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Oklahoma Man Pleads Guilty to Assault

POCATELLOWesley Ahtone, 20, of Marietta, Oklahoma, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to assault with a dangerous weapon, U.

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Washington Man Pleads Guilty in Missoula to Drug and Prostitution Crimes

MISSOULA, MTYusuf Reeves, 47, of Spokane Valley, Washington, pleaded guilty today in Missoula federal court to drug and racketeering-related charges.

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South Dakota Woman Sentenced to 22 Years for Murder

BILLINGSs Office announced that today, in U.

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Lapwai Man Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact with a Child

COEUR D Gaylen K. Broncheau, 62, of Lapwai, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to abusive sexual contact with a child under twelve, U.

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Tribal Member Sentenced for Robbery on Coeur D’Alene Reservation

COEUR D David Ray Crowe, Sr. , 46, of Worley, Idaho, was sentenced today to 84 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for robbery of a smoke shop on the Coeur d Alene Reservation, U.

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Caldwell Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine

BOISE, IDMarcus Emilio Villarreal, 27, of Caldwell, Idaho, was sentenced today to 46 months in prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, U.

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Nampa Man Sentenced for Selling Methamphetamine

BOISE, IDRichard Lobato, 51, of Nampa, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 60 months for distributing methamphetamine, U.

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Box Elder Man Gets 20 Years in Prison for Strangulations, Rapes, Stabbing, and Assaults

GREAT FALLS, MODallas Lawrence, 33, of Box Elder, Montana, was sentenced today to 20 years in prison after a Montana jury convicted him of seven felonies, including two rapes, two strangulations, two assaults with intent to commit murder and assault with a dangerous weapon.

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Nampa Man Sentenced to 75 Months in Prison on Drug and Gun Charges

BOISEGuadalupe Serrano, 36, of Nampa, Idaho, was sentenced today to 15 months for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and was sentenced to an additional 60 months consecutive for possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, U.

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Bozeman Man Convicted of Illegal Possession of an Unregistered Machine Gun

BILLINGS, MTFollowing a three day federal trial, a Montana jury found William Krisstofer Wolf, 53, of Bozeman, guilty on two counts: Illegal Possession of a Machine Gun and Possession of a Firearm not Registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.

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Coeur d’Alene Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charge

COEUR DAlene, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in federal court to possession of sexually explicit images of minors, U.

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Investment Adviser Sentenced

COEUR DAlene, Idaho, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for wire fraud, U.

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Grand Jury Returns Indictment Charging Pair with May Robberies of Check City, Smoke House

SALT LAKE CITYA federal grand jury returned a five-count indictment Wednesday charging Manmeet Singh Bhatia and Marc Conrad Kammerman with May 14, 2015, robberies of Check City located at 1295 East 3300 South and The Smoke Shop located at 2343 East 3300 South in Salt Lake County.

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Nez Perce Man Pleads Guilty to Theft

COEUR DDaniel Wayne Winslow, 32, of Clarkston, Washington, pleaded guilty today to theft from a tribal organization, U.

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Fort Hall Man Indicted for Meth Distribution

POCATELLOCharles Eugene Allhands, 52, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was indicted by a federal grand jury this week on charges of distribution of methamphetamine, U.

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Plummer Man Admits Assault

COEUR D Ramon L. Garcia, 31, of Plummer, Idaho, pleaded guilty on October 20, 2015, to assault, U. S. Attorney Wendy J.

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Washington Man Sentenced for Bringing Drugs and Prostitution to Missoula Area

MISSOULAYusuf Deshawn Reeves, 47, of Spokane Valley, Washington, was sentenced Thursday in Missoula federal court to drug and prostitution-related racketeering charges.

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Another Guilty Plea in Norteno Investigation

BOISE, IDRichard Lobato, 51, of Nampa, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to distributing methamphetamine, U.

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Chubbuck Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robberies in Idaho and Utah

POCATELLORandy Ted Jordan, 45, of Chubbuck, Idaho, and Montana, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to bank robberies committed in Idaho and Utah, U.

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West Valley Man Sentenced to 151 Months in Federal Prison After Pleading Guilty to Enticing Minor to Engage in Illegal Sexual Activity and Distribution of Child Pornography

SALT LAKE CITYRobert Samuel Stark, age 48, of West Valley City will serve a 151-month federal prison sentence for coercion and enticement of a minor for illegal sexual activity and distribution of child pornography.

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Sandpoint Man Given Five-Year Prison Sentence for Possessing Child Pornography

COEUR DBrent Anthony Stevens, 30, of Sandpoint, Idaho, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for possession of sexually explicit images of minors, U.

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Boise Man Sentenced for Internet Sex Crime

BOISEWilliam Bryon Chest, 41, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for transfer and attempted transfer of obscene images to minors, U.

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Pocatello Man Arrested for Using Interstate Communication to Hire Someone to Harm His Ex-Wife

POCATELLO, IDJohn Kent Davis, 65, of Pocatello, Idaho, was arraigned today by United States Magistrate Judge Larry M.

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Former Billings Basketball Coach Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Coercion and Enticement and Distribution of Child Pornography

BILLINGS, MT supervised release, for two counts of coercion and enticement of a minor, two counts of attempted coercion and enticement of a minor, and one count of distribution of child pornography.

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Grand Jury Returns Federal Indictment Charging Tremonton Man with Production and Possession of Child Pornography, Coercion, and Enticement

SALT LAKE CITYA federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment Wednesday afternoon charging Jeremy Rose, age 38, of Tremonton, with production of child pornography, possession of child pornography, and coercion and enticement.

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Kamiah Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding an FBI Agent

COEUR DPennie Sue Moffett, 41, of Kamiah, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to assaulting, resisting, and impeding an officer of the United States, U.

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Three Sentenced to Prison This Week in Montana Meth Conspiracy

MISSOULAA federal judge sentenced three defendants this week for a methamphetamine conspiracy in Montana.

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Drug Operation Convicts 13 Defendants of Montana Drug Trafficking Operation Run from a California Prison

BILLINGS, MTs Office announces today the completion of a Montana operation that convicted thirteen defendants for methamphetamine, firearm, and money laundering charges, involving an estimated $300,000 worth of meth in Montana.

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Washington Man Pleads Guilty to Bringing Drugs and Prostitution to Missoula Area

MISSOULA, MTFrederick Glen Johnson, 47, of Spokane Valley, Washington, pleaded guilty today in Missoula federal court to drug and prostitution-related racketeering charges.

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Jury Convicts Box Elder Man of Multiple Rapes, Assaults

GREAT FALLSFollowing a three-day trial, Dallas Lawrence, 32, of Box Elder, Montana, was convicted by a Montana jury of two rapes, two strangulations, two assaults with intent to commit murder and assault with a dangerous weapon.

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Bonners Ferry Man Sentenced for Violent ATM Theft in McCall and String of Prior ATM Larcenies Across the U.S.

BOISE, IDNathan Paul Davenport, 35, formerly of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, was sentenced today to 217 months in prison for ATM larceny, conspiracy, and use of a firearm, U.

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Fort Hall Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Meth

POCATELLOCharles Eugene Allhands, 52, of Fort Hall, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday in United States District Court to one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, U.

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Bonners Ferry Man Pleads Guilty to Violent ATM Theft in McCall

BOISEMatthew Taber Annable, 40, formerly of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to bank larceny by use of a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit bank larceny, U.

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Montana Man Sentenced to Prison in Telephone Billing Scheme

MISSOULAA federal judge sentenced Steven Vincent Sann, 61, of Stevensville, Montana, to two years in prison and one year of supervised release for orchestrating a nationwide scheme involving extra charges listed on land-line telephone bills.

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Two Caldwell Men Sentenced to Prison for Firearms Offenses

BOISE, IDGustavo Collado Rodriguez, 20, and David Angel Prieto, 22, both of Caldwell, Idaho, were sentenced today for unlawful possession of a pistol and a sawed-off shotgun, U.

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Bonners Ferry Woman Pleads Guilty to Possessing Stolen Mail

COEUR DNicole Lynn Abraham, 30, of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to possession of stolen mail, U.

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United States Repatriates Seven Boa Constrictors to Brazil

WASHINGTONSeven boa constrictors seized in connection with an illegal wildlife smuggling scheme have been returned to the government of Brazil, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R.

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Four Federal Indictments Unsealed Alleging Sex Trafficking of Children, Transportation of Minors

SALT LAKE CITYFour indictments unsealed late Wednesday afternoon in U.

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Federal Jury Convicts Shoshone Man of Producing Child Pornography

BOISEA federal jury in the District of Idaho returned guilty verdicts today against William Roger Wilkinson, 54, on charges that he sexually exploited an eight-year-old child on three occasions by using her to produce sexually explicit images, U.

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Former Hamilton Man Sentenced to Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud

MISSOULA imprisonment and four months home confinement by the U.

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Indictment Unsealed Charging Six Individuals as a Part of Alleged CC Brown Home Loan Modification Services Scheme

SALT LAKE CITYA 40-count federal indictment unsealed late Thursday afternoon in U.

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Stevensville Businessman Pleads Guilty to Fraud

MISSOULASteven Vincent Sann, a 59-year-old resident of Stevensville plead guilty today to charges of wire fraud and money laundering.

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Day Trader Pleads Guilty to Investment Fraud Scheme

POCATELLO, IDMichael Justin Hoopes, 41, of Rexburg, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday to wire fraud and engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity, U.

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Highland Resident Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud in Connection with HelpMed, Inc., a Company He Owned

SALT LAKE CITYRyan Lynn Cook, age 35, of Highland, Utah, pleaded guilty Thursday morning in federal court to one count of securities fraud in connection with an investment scheme involving his company, HelpMed, Inc.

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Man Indicted for Unlawful Possession of Firearms

POCATELLO, ID Matthew G. Burgett, 24, of Blackfoot, Idaho, was indicted today by a federal grand jury sitting in Pocatello for the unlawful possession of firearms in violation of 18 U.

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California Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Firearm Violations

BOISERonald Eugene Bohm, 50, from California, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of a machine gun, U.

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Plummer Man Sentenced for Strangulation

COEUR D James Andrew Samuels, Jr. , 27, of Plummer, Idaho, was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for strangulation, U.

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Post Falls Woman Sentenced for Selling Prescription Pills

COEUR DFawnie Lynn Bracamonte, 28, of Post Falls, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 40 months in prison for selling prescription drugs, U.

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Lapwai Woman Admits to Concealing Person from Arrest

COEUR DAlene to concealing a person from arrest, U.

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Montana and North Dakota U.S. Attorneys Announce Creation of Bakken Organized Crime Strike Force in Oil Patch

BISMARCK, NDFederal and state law enforcement officials from Montana and North Dakota have announced the creation of the Bakken Organized Crime Strike Force.

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Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Transfer of Obscene Material to a Minor

BOISE, IDKenton Lloyd Flook, 45, of Boise pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to two counts of transfer of obscene material to a minor, U.

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Nampa Woman Pleads Guilty to Charge of Use of Interstate Commerce Facilities in the Commission of Murder-for-Hire

BOISEMonique Christine Martinez, 32, of Nampa, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire, U.

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Defendant Sentenced to 24 Years for Murder on Nez Perce Reservation

COEUR D Raymond Antoine Scott, Jr. , 39, of Lapwai, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday in United States District Court to 288 months in prison for second degree murder in the death of William Reich on the Nez Perce Reservation, U.

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Two Florida Women Sentenced to Prison for Roles in Check Cashing Scheme

BOISE Jennifer A. Gallagher, 32, of Margate, Florida, and Danielle M. Cook, 29, of Pembrooke Pines, Florida, were each sentenced to 12 months in federal prison for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, U.

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FBI Concludes Lengthy Investigation of Corrections Corporation of America

BOISE, IDAfter a 15-month investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.

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Jury Convicts Fort Peck Man of Raping a Sleeping Woman and Making False Statements to Federal Agents

GREAT FALLS, MTs Office announces that on June 2, 2015, a jury convicted Brandon Ray Buckles, 28, of Poplar, Montana, on all charges stemming from a rape on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

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Fort Peck Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Stomping Death

GREAT FALLSyear-old Wolf Point man was sentenced today to 14 years in federal prison for stomping and beating a man so violently that the man died two days later.

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Travis Cruz Pleads Guilty to Possession of Methamphetamine

SALT LAKE CITYTravis Javier Cruz, age 38, of the Salt Lake City area, who traveled to California in October to pick up 73.

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Plummer Man Sentenced for Breaking Cousin’s Jaw

COEUR D Desmond J. Seyler, 26, of Plummer, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to 15 months in prison for assault resulting in serious bodily injury, U.

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Palmer, Alaska Man Sentenced for Ponderay Credit Union Robbery

COEUR D supervised release for his robbery of a Ponderay credit union, U.

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Eleventh Guilty Plea in Norteno Investigation

BOISE, ID Jose Enrique Olvera Jr. , 51, of Nampa, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and unlawful possession of firearms, U.

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Fort Hall Man Pleads Not Guilty to Distribution of Marijuana

POCATELLO Tony Saiz, Sr. , 52, of Fort Hall, Idaho, appeared in U. S. District Court today to answer a federal indictment charging him with distribution of marijuana, U.

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Defendant Admits to Murder on Nez Perce Indian Reservation

COEUR D Raymond Antoine Scott, Jr. , 38, of Lapwai, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to second degree murder, U. S.

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Grand Jury Returns Indictment Charging Pair With Fraud, Money Laundering in Connection with Alleged Investment Fraud Scheme

SALT LAKE CITYA federal grand jury returned a 48-count indictment late Wednesday afternoon charging Wayne LeMar Palmer, age 60, and Julieann Martin, age 47, both of West Jordan, with wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering in connection with an alleged investment fraud scheme that raised more than $140 million from more than 600 investors.

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Kamiah Woman Sentenced for Resisting and Impeding a FBI Agent

COEUR D supervised release for resisting and impeding an officer of the United States, U.

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Tensed Man Admits Assault on Tribal Member

COEUR DMark Allen Daves, 51, of Tensed, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to assault, U.

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Worley Women Plead Guilty in Theft from Benewah Market

COEUR DCamille Ellen Desautel, 45, and Twilla Marie St.

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New York Man Sentenced in Missoula to More Than 16 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Crime

David Woods, 38, of Corfu, New York, was sentenced today to 15 years of incarceration, for conspiracy to advertise child pornography.

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Boise Man Sentenced for Transferring Obscene Material to a Minor Over the Internet

BOISE, IDKenton Lloyd Flook, 45, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 84 months in prison followed by seven years of supervised release, for two counts of transfer of obscene materials to a minor, U.

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Ex-Billings High School Coach Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography, Coercion, and Enticement Charges

BILLINGS, MTScott James Nichols, 42, of Lockwood, Montana, pleaded guilty today in Billings federal court to distribution of child pornography, two counts of coercion and enticement, and two counts of attempted coercion and enticement.

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Kilgore Pleads Guilty to Three Counts of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud

SALT LAKE CITY Jacob J. Kilgore, a former owner of a Salt Lake City durable medical equipment company, pleaded guilty in U.

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Multi-Agency Cooperation Nets Drugs, Stolen Vehicles, and Guns in North Idaho

COEUR DThis week, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement officers made several separate arrests leading to the seizure of methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana, cocaine, psilocybin mushrooms, cash, firearms, and stolen vehicles, in northern Idaho.

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Worley Women Sentenced for Theft from the Coeur D’Alene Tribe

COEUR DCamille Desautel, 45, of Worley, Idaho, was sentenced today to four years of probation for theft from a tribal organization, the Benawah Market, U.

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Kentucky Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

MISSOULAA Mount Washington, Kentucky man has changed his plea to guilty for his role in an international child pornography web-based bulletin board.

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Grand Jury Returns Indictment Alleging Man Made Bomb Threat at Sevier Valley Medical Center

SALT LAKE CITYA federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment Wednesday afternoon charging Michael Sherman Morlang, age 26, of Payson with making a bomb threat to a hospital.

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Information: Federal Court Arraignments

The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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Information: Federal Court Initial Appearances

The United States Attorneys Office today announced that during a federal court session in Billings, Montana on August 5, 2015, before U.

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Federal Jury Convicts Kurbanov on Terrorism Charges

WASHINGTONA federal jury in the District of Idaho returned guilty verdicts today against Fazliddin Kurbanov, 33, on charges that he conspired and attempted to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization and possessed an unregistered destructive device.

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Defendant Sentenced to 24 Years for Murder on Nez Perce Reservation

COEUR D Raymond Antoine Scott, Jr. , 39, of Lapwai, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 288 months in prison for second degree murder in the death of William Reich on the Nez Perce Reservation, U.

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The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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Last of 20 Defendants Sentenced in Large-Scale Meth Distribution Ring

BOISEDavid Echevarria, 51, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced today to 110 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, U.

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Utah Man Sentenced for Fraudulently Concealing and Transferring Assets in Bankruptcy

BOISE, IDFarrell Larson, 67, of Meadow, Utah, was sentenced today to five years of probation and 100 hours of community service for fraudulent transfer and concealment of assets in a bankruptcy, U.

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Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Internet Sex Crime

BOISEWilliam Bryon Chest, 41, of Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to transfer and attempted transfer of obscene images to minors, U.

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Eric Barnhart Named Special Agent in Charge of the Salt Lake City Division

Director James B. Comey has named Eric Barnhart as the special agent in charge of the Salt Lake City Division.

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Trial Jury Convicts South Carolina Man for Advertising Child Pornography on Web-Based Bulletin Board

MISSOULAAfter a two and a half day jury trial, defendant Daniel Brown, 26, of Taylor, South Carolina, was convicted for his role in an international child pornography web-based bulletin board, which was targeted by state and federal investigators and prosecutors participating in Operation Moon Runner.

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The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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Sandpoint Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charge

COEUR DBrent Anthony Stevens, 31, of Sandpoint, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in federal court to possession of sexually explicit images of minors, U.

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Repeat Bank Robber Sentenced to 99 Months

COEUR DAlene, Idaho, was sentenced today to 99 months in federal prison for bank robberies he committed in Ontario, Oregon and Cottonwood, Idaho, announced U.

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Buhl Man Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Methamphetamine

BOISE, IDAlejandro Vela, 33 of Buhl, Idaho, was sentenced today to 188 months in prison for distributing methamphetamine, U.

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Durable Medical Equipment Suppliers to Pay $7.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Orbit Medical Inc. and Rehab Medical Inc. will pay $7. 5 million to resolve allegations that Orbit submitted false claims to federal health care programs for power wheelchairs and accessories, the Justice Department announced today.

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Plummer Man Sentenced for Killing Eagles

COEUR D Adrian Q. Brown-Sonder, 24, of Plummer, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service for violating the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, U.

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The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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Former Executive of Nuclear Power Company Pleads Guilty

BOISE Jennifer R. Ransom, 40, of Meridian, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to one count of securities fraud, U. S. Attorney Wendy J.

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Caldwell Gang Member Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison for Distributing Drugs

BOISE, IDDavid Gregory Mendoza, 37, of Caldwell, Idaho, was sentenced today to 42 months in prison for distribution of methamphetamine, U.

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Two Men Sentenced to Prison in International Child Exploitation Enterprise Case

MISSOULAAfter being convicted at trial, two additional defendants have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in an international child pornography network operated online, which was targeted by state and federal investigators and prosecutors participating in Operation Kingdom Conqueror.

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The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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California Woman Sentenced in Montana to More Than Four Years in Prison in Connection with Bank Fraud

HELENAA federal judge this week sentenced Erika Rae Brown, 44, of San Diego, California, to 56 months in prison and to pay approximately $3.

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Lame Deer Man Convicted of Rape

BILLINGSFollowing a two day federal trial, a Montana jury found Olaf James Haugen, 29, of Lame Deer, guilty of aggravated sexual abuse on Tuesday.

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Worley Women Sentenced for Theft from Coeur D’Alene Tribe

COEUR D Twilla Marie St. Pierre, 37, of Worley, Idaho, was sentenced today to five years of probation for theft from a tribal organization, the Benawah Market, U.

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The United States Attorneys Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.

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California Leader of Large-Scale Methamphetamine Trafficking Organization Sentenced to 188 Months in Federal Prison

BOISE Francisco Sandoval, 60, of Placentia, California, was sentenced on April 22, 2016, to 188 months in prison for his leadership role in a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking organization, U.

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Guilty Plea in Norteno Investigation

BOISE Veronica Cantu, 27, of Nampa, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to distributing methamphetamine, U.

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Orem Man Charged with Fraud in Indictment Alleging Business was Run as a Ponzi Scheme

appearance in federal court in Salt Lake City to face charges alleging that from March 2010 to February 2016, he operated a Ponzi scheme through a business he controlled that collected about $28 million from about 250 investors.

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Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing a Child in 1990s

BILLINGS George Chad Deputee, 42, of Crow Agency, was convicted of aggravated sexual abuse and abusive sexual contact of a child yesterday following a three-day jury trial.

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Browning Man Convicted of Assault

GREAT FALLS Yesterday, Seivert Daydrill Running Crane, 30, of Browning, was convicted of assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

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Jury Finds Fortney Guilty of Making False Declaration to Court, Lying to FBI Agent in an Effort to Obstruct SEC Case

A jury returned a verdict Tuesday evening finding Kevin Carl Fortney, age 55, of Washington, Utah, guilty of making a false declaration before a court of the United States and making a false statement to a federal agent as a part of efforts to obstruct the administration of justice in a Securities and Exchange Commission case pending in federal court.

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FBI Seeks Fugitive Rafael L. W. Beier

<a href="https://www. fbi. gov/news/stories/2016/june/new-top-ten-fugitive" title="Top Ten Fugitive Captured">Shanika Minor, a Wisconsin woman who was wanted for killing a pregnant woman and her unborn child, was taken into custody in North Carolina.

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Fort Hall Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault on an Officer

POCATELLO Somber March, 30, of Fort Hall, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to assault on an officer, U.

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Fort Hall Man Sentenced to 78 Months for Manslaughter

POCATELLO Joaquin Broncho, 19, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced today to 78 months in prison for voluntary manslaughter, U.

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Two Additional Defendants Arraigned in Connection with Drug Smuggling at Montana State Prison

MISSOULA Rachel Leanna Ross, 25, of Collierville Tennessee, and Lauren J.

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Four Men Sentenced for Multi-State Meth Distribution Conspiracy

HELENA supervised release, Calvin Sturdivant Craver, 29, of Dallas, OR was sentenced to 120 months in prison and 5 years supervised release, and Joseph Dean Jayne Jr.

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Owner of Saul Farms Sentenced Bernard Saul to Serve 36 Months in Prison

BOISE -- Bernard Saul, 58, of Bliss, Idaho, the owner of Saul Farms, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 36 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for the crimes of wire fraud and money laundering, U.

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Twin Falls County Man Sentenced to 42 Months for Unlawful Possession of Firearms

BOISE Michael A. Southerland, 26, of Twin Falls County, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to 42 months in prison for unlawful possession of firearms, U.

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Lyle Steed Jeffs

A warrant was issued Sunday morning for the arrest of Lyle Steed Jeffs, 56.

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Telephone Scammers Continue to Target Idaho Residents

BOISE s Office and the United States Marshals Service are advising Idaho residents to be aware of telephone calls threatening individuals of a pending arrest warrant.

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Fort Hall Man Sentenced to 33 Months for Assault on an Officer

POCATELLO Lyle Plentywounds, Sr. , 60, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced today to a total of 33 months in prison for assault on an officer and for a violation of his supervised release on a previous case, which also involved an assault on an officer, U.

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Fort Hall Woman Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

POCATELLO Tanisha Phelps, 20, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to time served, 11 months, including six months in the Shoshone-Bannock Tribal jail and five months in federal custody, for assault with a dangerous weapon, U.

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Fort Hall Woman Sentenced for Assault on an Officer

POCATELLO Demetres Ish, 23, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to seven months in prison for assault on an officer, U.

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Information: Federal Court Arraignments

The United States Attorney’s Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.S. Magistrate and the indictments handed down by the Grand Jury unsealed.

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Government Impersonators Targeting Montana Residents

The FBI Salt Lake City Division has received numerous reports of increased efforts by scammers to target residents, claiming to be representatives of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the FBI.

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Nampa Woman Sentenced for Selling Methamphetamine

Veronica Cantu, 27, of Nampa, Idaho, was sentenced to 38 months in prison for distributing methamphetamine.

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Orofino Man Sentenced for Illegal Gun Possession

Stephen C. Walker, 24, of Orofino, Idaho, was sentenced today for unlawful possession of a firearm.

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Pocatello Man Sentenced for Using Interstate Communication to Hire Someone to Harm His Ex-Wife

John Kent Davis, 66, of Pocatello, Idaho, was sentenced to 30 months today for interstate communication of a threat of bodily injury targeting his wife.

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Moscow Man Sentenced for Making Online Threats

Paul Jens Suggs, 20, of Moscow, Idaho, was sentenced to 16 months in prison for communicating interstate threats.

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Southside Gang Member Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison

Mario Fernandez Jr., of Nampa, Idaho, was sentenced today to 96 months in prison for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute it.

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Will Not Pursue Criminal Civil Rights Charges in Death of Adams County Rancher

There is insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against Adams County Deputy Sheriffs Cody Roland and Brian Wood for the death of Jack Yantis.

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Plummer Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Assault and Use of Firearm During a Crime of Violence

Cruz Flechita Ramon Soto, 34, of Plummer, Idaho, pleaded guilty to assault resulting in serious bodily injury and use of a firearm during a crime of violence.

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Fort Hall Woman Sentenced for Assault on an Officer

Somber March, 30, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to time served (approximately six months of combined federal and tribal time) for assault on an officer.

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Boise Man Sentenced for Distributing Methamphetamine

Jeremy Blaine Harris, 39, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison for distributing methamphetamine.

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Blackfoot Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Fort Hall Elementary

Brenda Honena, of Blackfoot, Idaho, pleaded guilty to the theft of money from the Fort Hall Elementary School, which receives federal funding for its operations.

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Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment in DeYoung Case

Curtis Lynn DeYoung, of Draper, Utah, was charged with obstruction of justice, false declaration before a court of the United States, and making a false statement.

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Investigation Leads to Federal Indictment of Former President of Devil’s Disciples Motorcycle Club

Scott Arlis Thomas, of Caldwell, Idaho, was indicted on charges of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of firearm by a prohibited person.

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Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking of Children

Michael Wayne Wade, 30, of Boise pleaded guilty to sex trafficking a minor.

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Nampa Man Pleads Guilty to Access with Intent to View Child Pornography

Troy A. Paul, 48, of Nampa pleaded guilty to viewing child pornography.

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Kooskia Man Pleads Guilty to Physically Abusing a Child

Eben Paul Slickpoo pleaded guilty Tuesday to assault on a child resulting in substantial bodily injury.

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Telephone Scammers Continue to Target Idaho Residents Callers Claiming to be a Deputy U.S. Marshal Falsely Threaten with Federal Arrest Warrant

Officials are advising Idaho residents to be aware of telephone calls threatening individuals of a pending arrest warrant for not responding to federal jury summonses.

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Fort Hall Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault

Alyssa Timbana, 19, of Fort Hall, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to assault with a dangerous weapon.

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Salem Man Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Cody Ray Blackman, 33, of Salem, Oregon, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to the theft of money from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

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Boise Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Gun Possession

Joshua David Gibson, 32, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced to 90 months in prison for possessing stolen firearms and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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First of North Idaho Drug Trafficking Organization Defendants Pleads Guilty

Geena Lauren Milho pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin, oxycodone, and methamphetamine.

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Kuna Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge

James Brett John pleaded guilty today to possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

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Owner of Jet Boat Companies Indicted for Fraud

Christopher Bohnenkamp, owner of jet boat companies, was indicted on by a federal grand jury sitting in Boise for wire fraud and bank fraud.

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The United States Attorney’s Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.S. Magistrate and the indictments handed down by the grand jury.

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